Achievers University on Wednesday inducted 27 engineers who graduated during the 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 academic sessions.
The induction ceremony, which is the first in the history of the institution’s College of Engineering and Technology was held at the new auditorium.
In his opening remarks, the Dean of the College, Prof. Sesan Ayodeji urged the graduands to utilize the knowledge they have acquired in the University to build infrastructure and equipment that would affect the lives of nations.
Prof. Ayodeji also charged them to relate with the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) in order to attain the best as Professionals.
The induction lecture, titled Engineering and Climate Change was delivered by Engr Prof. Christianah Ijagbemi of the Centre for Gender Issues in Science and Technology, Federal University of Technology, Akure.
Prof. Ijagbemi noted that climate change is a contemporary issue, hence, the graduands must play their part at tackling the challenges with climate change.
She said the attainment of the UN sustainable development goals is a matter that all of them must take part in.
According to her, all stakeholders must work towards cutting down on the use of fossil fuel and focus on renewable energy.
On his part, the Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Samuel Aje stated that the graduands have been groomed, moulded and perfectly prepared and released to the Society of Engineers and the world at large for them to practice and exercise their professional expertise.
“We are fully convinced that they are ready to show their worth in the Society and be proud professionals of their various fields in Engineering,” Prof. Aje said.
Highlight of the event was the induction of the graduands by the President of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, who was represented by the State Chairman, Engr Stephen Bolawole.